So you helped your roommate in her wedding trousseau shopping and you already feel like a designer yourself??But when it comes to a women’s wardrobe there’s much more than what meets the eyes,the colour patterns,the sequins,the traditional prints and arts of regions divided geographically and culturally.The world is huge and a confusing place to be in,but here we are to help anyone and everyone who feels the need to understand the charisma of what a blouse of perfect fitting and type apt for your body shape and size can bring out for you,anyday anywhere.
Here are few designs to help you understand better the much less talked about vast world of blouses and the features they accentuate in you :
1. Long Sleeved Blouse
Apt for someone with long but flabby arms these long sleeved blouses swear by to never go wrong.One can even play a little with the sleeves for adding a slight twist to them,like going all flared,or by adding ruffles near the wrist.As a plus point,they divert attention from your tummy flabs a bit and take them to your slender looking arms.Anyone keen on making the most of winter or not in mood to accessorize oneself with stacks of bangles can try the look.But always remember always try to stick to the sleeves that go according to your body shape and size and save the day.
2. Panelled blouse
If you have a busty figure and want to take off the unwanted attention from them,then panelled blouse are the ones you are looking for.Panelled blouses are made with two or more panels or fabrics stitched together for a quirky sense of style.For a save,avoid wearing one if you are flat chested or with full sleeves.Just play with the sequins and designs or panels and try not to ruin it bu adding en no.of panels.Perfect blouse to accompany with a skirt or lehenga or to pep up a plain saree.
3.High neck blouse
High neck blouses are a less fuss blouse,not much show of skin or pondering over the cleavage show,these blouses are meant for anyone with a long,slender,toned neck or quite obvious and toned set of collar bones.
Once you want to try this trend,be sure to go for a drape that’s not too heavy a fabric.Go for lightweight flowey fabric that remains clinged to the body but gives blouse ample space to leave a mark.One can even opt for stitched dhoti and huge bangles or a headgear for a warrior princess look.
4.Off shoulder blouse
Not everyone is keen on skin show all the time,a great trend to make a statement wherever you go this trend is sure to go places.Anyone who likes to sweat it out in gym or have a toned pair of arms(god gifted) can try this,for this look good shoulders,good toned collar bones can do wonders.
While we have already seen off shoulder blouse trend on Sonam kapoor,the trend is one of the most chick try to quirk a regular saree.
Just try to drape saree or dupatta of your lehenga as close as to your neck and let your toned collar bones steal show .But if you have broad,heavy shoulders or heavy bust try to avoid for it brings all the attention on that portion only.
Accessorize it with huge danglers and a bun and steal the show.
Since lace oozes feminity,there’s not much that’s required while getting a lace blouse stitched just try to stay away from too much of sequins and huge patches of embroideries,in other words keeping it as simple as it can be will be enough.Anyone can go for this trend,but since lace looks delicate and your curves become obvious in it,try to keep off if too flabby.
Goes best with any fabric,light or heavy.Depending on the body type and taste,either accessorize the neckline with studs or keep it classy with pearls.
Sweetheart neck is the choice of every celebrity bride and the bridesmaids followed by nearly every women who has a toned body to be flaunted.Since sweetheart neck focuses on accentuating the bosom,a perfect bust or someone with nearly flat chest can even try it,for a needed cleavage show.
Try to stay away if too busty or on the heavier side ir it will look tacky.Any neckpiece that clings to the neck or a pair of huge earrings will add charm to it.
A hit with women who fell in love with the Sharara trend of the season,this blouse has made a comeback all the way from madhuri movies.Known for it’s least show of skin,this blouse trend is for someone who wants to be free from worrying about cleavage and tummy flabs.
Anyone with a toned or am average body shape can try it,but it is advised to try it without dupatta or with side slim pleated dupatta for the blouse show.Accessorize it with Chand bali or a regular pearl passa for a vintage begum look.
Sheer blouses are everywhere and so are the tops,thanks to kardishians.Though for sheer blouse trend you don’t need a body like kardishian but even a plump body can ruin the look cos being sheer the flabs and extra unwanted skin can be a real spoiler.
Keep it elegant with a heavy brocade saree or satin pre stitched saree and pleat the the free end of.it as marrow as possible for a obvious blouse show.
Keep your hair tucked and accessorize it with jhumkas and head gear and try to keep low on neckpiece.
Remember the 90’s when strapless blouses were so much in vogue that almost every music video had one model flaunting it.The good news is they are back and they are here to stay.Wear it with a well fitted strapless bra,keep your jewellery minimal and try to keep the look less messy and more classy with a side braid or a bun.
Suits anyone with a toned body,so just try to keep the dupatta or saree pleated narrow for a sensuous body show.
10.U neck blouse
Just like U necked suits U shaped blouses too suit everyone,irrespective of shape but not size.While they are a bug thumps uo for average busted women, flat or heavy busted women are advised to keep off cos they bring all the attention to it.average busted women to flat the U shape.The unique part about this neck is that although conventional when wore with a saree or a pajama or dhoti it stands out. Accessorise your neck with anything that is bold and accentuates your neck,and you are ready to go.
While last year the cut work was the new lad on the block,this year the trend has remained in news but on really exclusive occasions.Cut work blouses are for women who like to keep it classy and trendy and like to go innovative with their wardrobe choices.Cut work blouse suit women of good figure,with well toned bust and shoulder.Flaunt a delicately tailored cut work blouse in any colour of your choice with a light fabric saree or a dupatta and turn heads wherever you go.
12.Criss Cross blouse
From Sonam kapoor to Jacqueline Fernández you have seen almost every bollywood diva sporting this style but doubt if it will suit you??Then here is the good news,if you have average or heavy bust and an average but not really heavy body figure then you can definitely try it.From lehengas to sarees it looks good with every drape and dupatta.
Just add your statement chandelier earrings or a delicate neckpiece to the look and get ready for the attention you deserve.
Jacket blouses have been an all time favourite at socialite gatherings and art gallery’s since a long time,but now all the trend aware women keen on keeping up with the changing fashion have started trying out the same look.While for a party jacket blouse in silk looks flawless with a silk or satin,for a meeting or a office routine anything in cotton or georgette suits best.
If you have a huge physique try to give this style a miss,apt for women with petite or pear shaped figure this style can be worn with a saree,lehenga or a dhoti and accessorized easily with a waistbelt or an armlet if sleeveless.
14.Asymmetric blouse style
The best part about asymmetric blouses is that you can do your thing to them.From neckline to the shape and size of the blouse is open to innovations and demands a certain degree of attitude while carrying it.As the name says it all,it suits every body shape and size if you know what style or what pattern suits you and where it reaches the awkward stage.
We suggest to wear it in bright colours with bold patterned sarees in monochrome,and statement jewellery to accompany.
While women in Rajasthan and gujarat have been wearing mirror blouses since centuries,the trend reincarnated in the fashion space with a storm.Beautifully embroided blouses with mirror patterns chosen wisely to suit not just one piece of cloth nut many,the delicate work done on the blouse oozes oomph and elegance.Wear it with a bright coloured chiffon or flowey fabric like georgette and get it right.
While accessorized blouse backs never fail to make a statement,if you like it simple,statement earrings can do the needful.
Halter neck is a complete no no for short necked and heavy busted women.Since it stresses other neck and flaunts the shoulders,tug to it if you are not very broad shouldered.
Halter neck is no alien to anyone,depending on your choice and sense of styling,one can play with the sleeves and the back.
Goes best with satin silk,crepes,chiffons and flowey fabrics.For accessorising choose hige danglers and armlets rather than going for a loaded neckpiece.
17.Crew neck blouse
Crew neck blouses leave no chance to the much dreaded cleavage show,and is perfect for for someone who thinks on the same lines.Since the crew neck blouses settles perfectly clinged around the neck,someone with double chin or heavy bust should keep off the idea of wearing it.Though one can easily experiment with the back of blouse by accessorising it.
Looks best in silk and crepes,one can incorporate the look in sarees,lehengas or even with dhoti and harems.
Huge gemstone earrings or a kundan neckpiece is all you need.
18.Peter pan blouse
Since peter pan neck accentuates the neck,its advisable to stick to the trend if you have toned neck and not much bust or heavy shoulders.Any body shape looks good in peter pan shoulders.
Quite daring and innovative, this style is one must try trend for millennial women.Just keep it limited to flowey drape like satin and georgette and accessorize the look with peppy accessories or retro hair accessories for the effect.
Peplum blouses are designed.to accentuate a tender waistline,so if you find yourself adding a few inches here and there, please drop the plan of sporting a peplum blouse.The flirtatious frills and a defined.waistline makes it a perfect blouse for a date night.
Either wear it with a saree,a half saree or a skirt inihht flowey fabrics like crepe and let it flow.
For accessories keep it minimal with a choker or statement earrings.
If you are gifted with a well toned body or a person who keeps a check on her carbs then this style is. A match made for you from heaven.Corset blouses are inspired by regular corsets,with a design that accentuates your torso and multiple the seductiveness of it.
Give it a try with a saree or a lehenga in any fabric and glam it with a heavy multilayered neckpiece for a Disney Princess look.
Can’t keep it regular,eh!?You bettwr not cos then who will fluant the knotted blouse at the next kitty party?? knotted blouse work on the concept of playing with the back of the blouse by giving it a prominent knot at the back.Just scrub and moisturise your neck for the days to come and you are full proof for the look.Fabric and sleeves are yours to decide but be aware of what length of blouse suits you and to what extend you can experiment with the look.
Either accessorise your hair or keep it minimal with just a pair of earrings.
A mandarin blouse suits every body type but be weary of it if you have a plump neck.A trendsetter this look requires an attitude and nothing much.For a dressy look,incorporate this look in fabrics like georgette,crepe or satin and bling it with a brooch or chopstick hair accessory for the effect.
Backless blouses are a statement in themselves,a daring look with a oomph of femme fatale this look makes sure one look at the back is enough to knock out the target. All you require is a moisturised clean back,low on back flabs and you are good to go.Play with necks and patterns and embellish it with choice sequins for a party look.
A back tattoo or a a hair accessory will be enough to make eyes wander every time to your seductive back.
24.Spaghetti strap blouse
Spaghetti blouses make the traditional dressing scene look much fun.For a peppy effect one can accessorise the noodle straps with gemstones and embellishments.Experiment as much as with the fabric,sequins and the patterns for this young look and keep up the oomph.Though it suits almost everyone,be conservative if you have heavy arms and heavy bust.
You gotta try it for the sake of keeping up with your bollywood quotient,even ranveer singh couldn’t keep himself from trying it with a skirt.LOL jokes apart this look is the b towns new favourite for it’s eternal style,in this style angrakh blouse is tied just under the bust not in the middle but at the side.One can accessorise the knot for a regal look or play with the sleeves.
Looks most elegant in khadis and silk.Wear it with a lost Ghaghra or a saree and see for yourself.
Hope this was of some help in your deciding the look for the next kitty party and the upcoming bestie’s wedding.Whatever you wear just be confident of yourself and keep your head high.
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